Top 10 Best Brookings County Public Schools (2021)

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For the 2021 school year, there are 18 public schools serving 4,654 students in Brookings County, SD. Brookings County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in South Dakota.
The top ranked public schools in Brookings County, SD are Sioux Valley High School - 01, Brookings High School - 01 and Sioux Valley Elementary - 02. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Brookings County, SD public schools have an average math proficiency score of 49% (versus the South Dakota public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 57% (versus the 54% statewide average). Schools in Brookings County have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of South Dakota public schools.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the South Dakota public school average of 30% (majority American Indian).

Top Brookings County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Sioux Valley High School - 01 Math: 60-69% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    200 Hansina Ave
    Volga, SD 57071
    (605) 627-5657

    Grades: 9-12 | 202 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Brookings High School - 01 Math: 53% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    530 Elm Ave
    Brookings, SD 57006
    (605) 696-4100

    Grades: 9-12 | 917 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Sioux Valley Elementary - 02 Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    200 Hansina Ave
    Volga, SD 57071
    (605) 627-5657

    Grades: K-5 | 305 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Deubrook Junior High - 02 Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    100 School Ave
    White, SD 57276
    (605) 629-1114

    Grades: 7-8 | 67 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Deubrook High School - 01 Math: 50-59% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    100 School Ave
    White, SD 57276
    (605) 629-1114

    Grades: 9-12 | 108 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Medary Elementary - 05 Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    718 5th St S
    Brookings, SD 57006
    (605) 696-4300

    Grades: K-3 | 370 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Red Willow Colony School - 09 Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    20019 474th Ave
    White, SD 57275
    (605) 629-1152

    Grades: K-8 | 13 students
  • Rank: #88.
    George S. Mickelson Middle School - 02 Math: 49% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1801 12th St S
    Brookings, SD 57006
    (605) 696-4500

    Grades: 6-8 | 796 students
  • Rank: #9-109.- 10.
    Elkton High School - 01 Math: 21-39% | Reading: 60-79%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    508 Buffalo St
    Elkton, SD 57026
    (605) 542-2541

    Grades: 9-12 | 106 students
  • Rank: #9-109.- 10.
    Hillcrest Elementary - 04 Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    304 15th Ave
    Brookings, SD 57006
    (605) 696-4600

    Grades: K-3 | 277 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Sioux Valley Middle School - 04 Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    200 Hansina Ave
    Volga, SD 57071
    (605) 627-5657

    Grades: 6-8 | 146 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Norfeld Colony Elementary - 07 Math: ≥50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    20426 482nd Ave
    White, SD 57276
    (605) 794-1152

    Grades: K-8 | 22 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Camelot Intermediate - 06 Math: 47% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1401 15th Street S
    Brookings, SD 57006
    (605) 696-4400

    Grades: 4-5 | 576 students
  • Rank: #14-1514.- 15.
    Newdale Colony Elementary - 04 Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    21336 484th Ave
    Elkton, SD 57026
    (605) 542-2541

    Grades: K-8 | 19 students
  • Rank: #14-1514.- 15.
    Rolland Colony Elementary - 05 Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    48088 210th St
    White, SD 57276
    (605) 542-2541

    Grades: K-8 | 13 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Dakota Prairie Elementary - 07 Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    111 26th St S
    Brookings, SD 57006
    (605) 696-4900

    Grades: K-3 | 463 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Elkton Junior High - 03 Math: 30-39% | Reading: 30-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    508 Buffalo St
    Elkton, SD 57026
    (605) 542-2541

    Grades: 7-8 | 66 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Elkton Elementary - 02 Math: 20-24% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    508 Buffalo St
    Elkton, SD 57026
    (605) 542-2541

    Grades: PK-6 | 188 students
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